Where to find the best Kids’ High Tea in Sydney
Take your tiny diner out and enjoy scones, cakes and treats galore at these gorgeous kids’ high tea offerings in Sydney. Pinkies up!
Gunners’ Barracks, Mosman
The Children’s High Tea is a gorgeous affair, featuring fairy bread, kid-friendly pastries and some hot chips for good measure. High tea comes with a hot chocolate or juice, but kids can also select from the tea menu if they like. The nearby Bradley’s Head is great for exploring afterwards.
Read more about high tea offerings at the Gunners’ Barracks.
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
The kids’ high tea is very thoughtfully designed, with a great selection of kid-friendly food including fairy bread, a chicken & cheese toastie, brownie, watermelon lollypop, banana and chocolate cupcake, macaron and strawberry fondue. It’s extremely reasonably priced at $25 .
Read more about our high tea experience at the InterContinental Sydney Double Bay.
Gatehouse Tea Rooms Parramatta
Located in historic Parramatta Park, the Gatehouse Tea Rooms are the perfect spot for introducing kids to high tea. Their “High Tea for Tin Lids” is for littles 3-12 and includes mini cheese sandwiches, fairy bread triangles, mini cupcake and assorted sweet bites plus a juice or soft drink. Run off the sugar afterwards in Parramatta Park on the awesome playgrounds.
Read more about our high tea experience at the Gatehouse Tea Rooms.
High tea takes place in the elegant Cortile dining area, at the InterContinental Sydney. The “Children’s Tea Party” is served daily from 11am-5pm and includes quintessential Aussie treats, including a lamington, fairy bread, macaron, cupcake, gingerbread man, scones, mini quiche and rainbow slider. The high tea comes with a milkshake or iced tea.
Read about our high tea experience at the InterContinental Sydney.
Shangri La, Sydney
Pastry chef Anna Polyviou creates a wonderland of delights for kids with her special themed high teas. Past night teas have included Barbie and Easter.
Read about our high tea experience at the Shangri La, Sydney.
Tea Room QVB
One of Sydney’s most iconic venues, the QVB, is famous for their high tea. Kids can also enjoy dining in style with the Children’s High Tea, including a range of finger sandwiches, scone with strawberry and raspberry jam and clotted cream, choice of tea, hot chocolate, juice or soft drink. Afterwards, take kids to the gorgeous toy shop on the top floor.
Read more about our high tea experience at the QVB.
The Langham, Sydney
The Langham offers some delightful themed high teas, usually during the school holidays. Past high teas have included Easter, Shopkins and Barbie themes. Kids can also enjoy the standard high tea throughout the year.
Read more about the Classic Afternoon Tea with Wedgewood.
Tea Cosy, The Rocks
Kids can enjoy a special Kids’ Devonshire Tea which includes one plain scone, served with strawberry jamand double thick cream, with a babycino. The babycino is pretty fancy, and the scones are the best in Sydney.
Read more about our experience at the Tea Cosy.
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
This iconic Sydney hotel holds themed high teas throughout the year, especially during school holidays. Past teas have included Beauty and the Beast and Frozen.
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
The Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour hosts the most divine Claris-themed high tea at various times of the year. Check their website for updates on when the Claris high tea will be back.
Read about our Claris high tea experience.
Boronia House, Mosman
Kids aged 3-12 can enjoy the Little Ladies High Tea, which includes ham and cheese finger sandwich, scone with cream and jam, fairy bread, Remi’s homemade chocolate chip cookie, chocolate fondue with fresh fruit, homemade sweet treat of the day, mini pancake stack with maple syrup and a choice of T2 tea, hot chocolate, iced chocolate, fruit juice, pink lemonade or soft drink.
Read more about our high tea experience at Borona House.
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
The Sir Stamford regularly runs special themed high teas, however they also offer a standard kids high tea menu for children aged 5-12. The high tea is very similar to the adult one. When we visited, it included sandwiches, scones and sweets including a brownie, macaron, chocolate mousse cup and cheesecake square, plus a glass of juice or hot chocolate.
Read more about our high tea experience at the Sir Stamford.
Radisson Blu, Sydney
The Radisson Blu offers a special “Kids in the City High Tea”, which is designed by kids, for kids. The kids high tea includes a selection of sweet and savoury delights with by a special mocktail, juice, soft drink, or tea. Prices start at $25 per child under 10.
Read more about our high tea experiences at the Radisson Blu.
Burnt Orange, Mosman
Overlooking Middle Harbour, Burnt Orange is a gorgeous spot for high tea. Their children’s high tea (for kids under the age of 12), includes a selection of treats including banana raspberry musk sticks and sour snakes, house-made chocolate freckles, kid-friendly sandwiches and scones. Kids will also receive fresh fruit and a choice of flavoured of pain milk, hot chocolate or juice.
Read more about our high tea experience at Burnt Orange.
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